Sunday, June 27, 2010

About the Red Heather Plant

The red heather (Erica cinerea) is a species of heifamilie (Ericaceae). The plant in Western Europe found in dry heathland or open woodland on nutrient-poor sandy soil. In the Netherlands, red heather, but in some places. The branched shrub can reach a height of 60 cm.

The leaves are 3-6 mm long, linear, and placed wreaths. The plant blooms from July to September. The flowers are bell-or urnvormig are 5-6 mm long and are dark pink or purple. The flowers grow in bunches. After flowering forms are veelzadige capsules.


Source: http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rode_dophei

See also: Sending Flowers, Online Florist

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